Levitra 5 mg tablet is a prescribed medication that is indicated for the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction (ED) by allowing more blood to flow to your penis. It belongs to the drug class called impotence agents with a generic name, Vardenafil. It has five strengths: 5mg, 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, and 60mg. The form of Levitra 5 mg is an orange, round-shaped tablet (imprinted “Bayer Bayer” on one side and “5” on the other side of the tablet). It can be taken with or without food (only when needed) about 60 minutes before sexual activity. After taking it, an erection will not occur just by taking a pill. Avoid taking this drug if you are using a nitrate drug for chest pain or heart problems. Levitra works by increasing blood flow to the penis during sexual stimulation and that increased blood flow can cause an erection. Muscles that are found in the walls of blood vessels have relaxed. During pregnancy, there is no proven risk in humans after taking it. You may take 5 mg orally once per day, (as needed) 60 minutes before sexual activity. In addition, drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of Levitra. Some side effects may include flushing, stuffy nose, sinus pain, headache, dizziness, upset stomach, back pain, etc.